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FEMA Administrator Says Climate Change Impacts Are ‘the Crisis of Our Generation’
Fox News Channel (FNC)

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, The Hill

Name: The Hill


Fox News Sunday

Name: Fox News Sunday


Chris Wallace

Name: Chris Wallace

Employment: Fox News

Position: Host

, Deanne Criswell

Name: Deanne Criswell

Event location
09/06/2021 09:42 am
Alex (staff)
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WAALLACE And joining us ░░░░░░░░ FEMA Administrator Deanne Criswell ░░░░░░░░ one week after Hurricane ░░░░░░░░ first made landfall on ░░░░░░░░ Gulf Coast how many ░░░░░░░░ workers do you still ░░░░░░░░ on the coast and ░░░░░░░░ in the Northeast And ░░░░░░░░ bad are conditions still ░░░░░░░░ Good morning Chris Thanks ░░░░░░░░ much for having me ░░░░░░░░ today We still have ░░░░░░░░ over a thousand responders ░░░░░░░░ are on the ground ░░░░░░░░ Louisiana and several hundred ░░░░░░░░ that have been supporting ░░░░░░░░ events that happened in ░░░░░░░░ Northeast Hurricane Ida she ░░░░░░░░ a devastating path Not ░░░░░░░░ was it the fifth ░░░░░░░░ powerful hurricane but it ░░░░░░░░ southern Louisiana as a ░░░░░░░░ four for hours The ░░░░░░░░ to recovery in that ░░░░░░░░ of Louisiana is going ░░░░░░░░ take a very long ░░░░░░░░ There s a lot ░░░░░░░░ devastation WALLACE You know ░░░░░░░░ a massive hurricane you ░░░░░░░░ a category four hits ░░░░░░░░ coast we expect there ░░░░░░░░ be severe damage I ░░░░░░░░ the surprise is that ░░░░░░░░ later and more than ░░░░░░░░ thousand miles away that ░░░░░░░░ did such devastation in ░░░░░░░░ Northeast including New York ░░░░░░░░ And here is that ░░░░░░░░ s mayor Bill de ░░░░░░░░ talking about that Take ░░░░░░░░ look Clip starts DE ░░░░░░░░ I think we now ░░░░░░░░ that every attempt at ░░░░░░░░ bluntly is failing us ░░░░░░░░ s be clear we ░░░░░░░░ getting from the very ░░░░░░░░ experts projections that then ░░░░░░░░ made a mockery of ░░░░░░░░ a matter of minutes ░░░░░░░░ ends WALLACE Question why ░░░░░░░░ that Why are the ░░░░░░░░ so off CRISWELL You ░░░░░░░░ we are definitely beginning ░░░░░░░░ see the impacts of ░░░░░░░░ change This storm in ░░░░░░░░ it intensified so rapidly ░░░░░░░░ the Atlantic or in ░░░░░░░░ Gulf that emergency managers ░░░░░░░░ responders had even a ░░░░░░░░ time to warn the ░░░░░░░░ and help get them ░░░░░░░░ of harm s way ░░░░░░░░ we re also seeing ░░░░░░░░ this storm and some ░░░░░░░░ the other weather events ░░░░░░░░ we ve seen they ░░░░░░░░ just intensifying very rapidly ░░░░░░░░ dropping a large amount ░░░░░░░░ rain and tornadoes This ░░░░░░░░ the crisis of our ░░░░░░░░ these impacts that we ░░░░░░░░ seeing from climate change ░░░░░░░░ we have to act ░░░░░░░░ to try to protect ░░░░░░░░ the future risks that ░░░░░░░░ re going to face ░░░░░░░░ I want to put ░░░░░░░░ or talk about that ░░░░░░░░ it isn t just ░░░░░░░░ week and Ida and ░░░░░░░░ areas it hit I ░░░░░░░░ to put up a ░░░░░░░░ of the extreme weather ░░░░░░░░ we have had across ░░░░░░░░ country this year exceeding ░░░░░░░░ billion in damages each ░░░░░░░░ them flooding extreme cold ░░░░░░░░ severe storms wildfires and ░░░░░░░░ hurricanes Administrator is this ░░░░░░░░ normal run of disasters ░░░░░░░░ this country faces in ░░░░░░░░ year CRISWELL I think ░░░░░░░░ is going to be ░░░░░░░░ new normal We saw ░░░░░░░░ weather events in 2017 ░░░░░░░░ year was a record ░░░░░░░░ of hurricanes and a ░░░░░░░░ wildfires season The U ░░░░░░░░ had just put out ░░░░░░░░ climate report and they ░░░░░░░░ that this is the ░░░░░░░░ crisis that we re ░░░░░░░░ and it s only ░░░░░░░░ to continue to get ░░░░░░░░ WALLACE I know that ░░░░░░░░ re not a climate ░░░░░░░░ but let me ask ░░░░░░░░ a question a lot ░░░░░░░░ people ask How can ░░░░░░░░ change do all of ░░░░░░░░ things be responsible for ░░░░░░░░ heat and drought but ░░░░░░░░ record cold flooding as ░░░░░░░░ say and wildfires How ░░░░░░░░ it be responsible for ░░░░░░░░ of those sometimes what ░░░░░░░░ to be directly contradictory ░░░░░░░░ effects CRISWELL You know ░░░░░░░░ don t know how ░░░░░░░░ impacts it specifically What ░░░░░░░░ do know is that ░░░░░░░░ are seeing more frequent ░░░░░░░░ more intense storms that ░░░░░░░░ intensifying more rapidly We ░░░░░░░░ to start planning for ░░░░░░░░ the future might hold ░░░░░░░░ do modeling that s ░░░░░░░░ to help us predict ░░░░░░░░ these future risks are ░░░░░░░░ to be.”
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